2 injured, 1 arrested in early morning shooting downtown

Minneapolis police arrested one man after an early morning shooting Sunday that left two people injured.

Just before 2 a.m., officers heard the sound of gunshots coming from a parking lot on the 400 block of Hennepin Avenue South. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed out the suspect, and police chased him a short distance and caught him. Police also found a handgun at the scene.

When more officers arrived, they located two victims, a man and a woman. They were both transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect, 28-year-old Travion Jacoa Jones, was booked into Hennepin County Jail on probable cause second degree assault charges.

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